WHO’S IN IT?
(as themselves) Hamza Al-Khateab, Sama Al-Khateab, Waad Al-Khateab
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Waad Al-Khateab (film debut), director, producer, cinematographer; Edward Watts (film debut), director; Nainita Desai (Lost in Lebanon), composer; Chloe Lambourne (film debut) and Simon McMahon (Virgin Soldiers), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Waad al-Kateab documents five years of her life in Aleppo, Syria where she falls in love, gets married, and gives birth to a daughter named Sama – all while cataclysmic conflict unfolds around her…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The war in Syria is given a fresh new female perspective from award-winning filmmaker Waad al-Kateab, who lived through unspeakable horrors to acquire some of the most haunting imagery ever associated with the conflict.